Head Pastry Chef

£32,000 - £38,000 yearly
  • Wild by Tart
  • Wild by Tart, Eccleston Yards, London, UK
  • Jul 24, 2019
Full-time Kitchen/BoH: Pastry Chef

About us

Wild by Tart is a concept restaurant from Lucy Carr-Ellison and Jemima Jones of Tart–London, that offers a unique dining experience with 100-cover restaurant, event space, deli, retail offering and photography studio. Inspired by Lucy and Jemima’s travels and their love of sharing plates, menus will be fresh, simple and flavoursome.

We are currently looking for an experienced Head Pastry Chef to work alongside the owners and our Head Chef and build the team for a late 2019 opening. We’re looking for someone who is as passionate as us about great food, ingredients and working as a team. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is hands on, creative and organised.

Role description

To run the pastry section of the kitchen while working with the Head Chef, Senior Sous and Owners. To deliver creative and exciting dishes, including signature bread and dough, that work across all areas and ensure consistency and quality are maintained. 

Work with the Head Chef in recruiting, training and leading the pastry team, while managing and understanding production and maintenance of par stocks of pastry and dessert, recipe management and food cost control.  

Create a strong relationship with the front of house team to ensure they remain informed and excited about the menu.  

Maintain a safe, hygienic and compliant working environment and adhering to all health and safety and team welfare standards. 


Responsibilities will include:

  • Day to day running of the pastry section, producing for the restaurant, deli and event spaces
  • Recruit, manage and develop the pastry team
  • Create and develop menus alongside owners
  • Motivate and inspire to create a strong working culture

Ideal candidate

Our ideal Head Pastry Chef will have:

  • At least 2 years experience as a Head Pastry with extensive knowledge kitchen operations and event catering
  • Experience with new openings
  • Knowledge of Recipe Costing & Menu Planning, P&L, Labour & Wage Management, Team Training & Development
  • Passion for inspiring, nurturing and team building
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills

Perks, incentives or benefits offered

What we’ll offer:

  • An opportunity to be part of an exciting and challenging new opening celebrating fresh and simple ingredients, in an inspiring environment
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Competitive pay and bonus plan
  • Career path – we invest in our team’s career development
  • Training & Development – both on and off site trips working with our suppliers
  • In store discount at our deli, shop & restaurant